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The green gas coming to a pipe near you

8 June 2015 Blogs
Have you ever wondered where your food waste goes? If you’re lucky enough to live somewhere with an organised food waste collection, you may have. Any sneaking suspicions that it might just end up in a landfill site anyway? If you live in London, the chances are that the contents...

What lies beneath: the hidden heat network at the heart of the City

20 March 2015 Blogs
District heating networks are largely an unknown quantity in the UK, where the gas boiler is both ubiquitous and cheap. Contrast this with Denmark, where two thirds of space and water heating is delivered through pipes to buildings in the form of hot water or steam. Producing heat in this...